Take a Look Under the Hood: The Nuts and Bolts of a Building Automation

Presented by:   Freddie Williams    Larry Chang   

This session will be team taught by Larry Chang, BEST Center Project Manager and Freddie Williams, Instructor at Lanier college. Using the HVAC Excellence model, the team will provide detailed information and resources to assist instructors in setting-up and teaching building automation as a standalone program or part of an existing HVACR program. Topics covered include funding, instructor credentials, lab equipment, diagnostic tools requirements, curriculum, length of program, recruitment, job opportunities, industry partnerships, and initial cost. The team will briefly generate an awareness regarding HVAC Excellence’s online task & competencies, Employment ready certification, curriculum, and BAS accreditation. Questions welcomed